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Headteacher -  Monkwearmouth Academy


Monkwearmouth Academy is a secondary school in north Sunderland with approximately 864 students on roll.  The Academy joined Tyne Coast Academy Trust in September 2019 enabling us to become bigger, better and stronger.  The academy and the trust are passionate about education and believe in our values of Believe in yourself, Achieve the highest standards and Succeed in Life.  This is an exciting time to join Monkwearmouth Academy, we are on a journey of rapid improvement to good and to become a school where every child achieves their full potential and that our community are proud of.


Headteacher L26 – L32 £78,025 – £90,379 per annum (Starting Salary dependent upon experience)


Tyne Coast Academy Trust is seeking to appoint an inspirational and highly motivated Headteacher to lead the school in the next exiting phase of its development and make a real impact.  Since our most recent Ofsted inspection in February 2019 we are making rapid progress.  With a solid foundation in place the opportunity to continue to lead the school back to ‘good’ and on to ‘outstanding’ is both realistic and exciting.


The successful candidate will possess a vision for success, have drive, determination and believe that every young person deserves the very best education.  Monkwearmouth Academy needs an experienced, passionate and strong leader with successful experience of leading and managing whole school change and the confidence and capacity to build on the tremendous potential for improvement that exists within the school.  A commitment to the highest quality of education, strength to hold staff to account and an attitude that will engage students, staff and the wider community are all essential.


In return you will receive on-going professional development and strong, consistent support from dedicated staff, loyal parents and students, together with a committed central trust team, governors and trustees.


Potential candidates are invited to contact Melissa Dobrianski, HR Manager by emailing to arrange a suitable time to discuss the post with our Deputy Chief Executive, Mr Michael McCarthy or arrange a safe visit to the academy.


The deadline for applications is Friday 6 November 2020 and interviews will take place during week commencing 23 November 2020.


Monkwearmouth Academy and Tyne Coast Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks including an enhanced DBS with barred list check.


Application packs and further information can be found by contacting Melissa Dobrianski, HR Manager at


Please return completed applications and a letter of application indicating how your experience to date has prepared you for this role.  Please send you completed application form and covering letter by email to or by post to Melissa Dobrianski, HR Manager, Tyne Coast Academy Trust, St George’s Avenue, South Shields, NE34 6ET.


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Tel: 0191 4273786


Tyne Coast Academy Trust
St George's Avenue, South Shields, NE34 6ET

Tyne Coast Academy Trust is a company registered in England and Wales.

Company registration no. 08313162, Registered offices Tyne Coast College
St. Georges Avenue, South Shields, Tyne And Wear, England, NE34 6ET

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